The Philadelphia Flyers are on a winning streak, and their prospects are making history.
Let’s check in on the Flyers prospects, including Carter Hart making history this weekend, Matthew Strome having a huge game, Morgan Frost still leading the OHL in scoring, and the rest of the prospects in the pipeline.
Let’s get to it.
Tanner Laczynski (Center, Ohio State)
2016 6th round pick (169th overall)
Tanner Laczynski continued his cold stretch this week.
After an 11-game point streak, Laczynski now has zero points in his last three games, including two games this weekend against Notre Dame.
Laczynski is tied for seventh in the NCAA with 37 points in 28 games. He is tied for third with 25 assists.
Last week: 2 games, 0 points
Season total: 30 games, 12 goals, 25 assists, 37 points
Cooper Marody (Center, Michigan)
2016 6th round pick (158th overall)
Cooper Marody had an up-and-down weekend.
He didn’t have a point on Friday, but he scored a goal and added an assist for two points on Saturday.
Marody is tied for 15th in the NCAA with 34 points, and is tied for ninth with 23 assists.
Last week: 2 games, 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 points
Season total: 30 games, 11 goals, 23 assists, 34 points
Terrance Amorosa (Defenseman, Clarkson University)
2013 5th round pick (132nd overall)
Terrance Amorosa had a rough weekend.
He had no points in two games this weekend, making that three straight without a point. It’s his first three-game stretch without a point all season.
Last week: 2 games, 0 points
Season total: 30 games, 6 goals, 16 assists, 22 points
Wyatt Kalynuk (Defenseman, Wisconsin)
2017 7th round pick (196th overall)
Wyatt Kalynuk had a rough weekend as well.
He had no points in two games this weekend,
Last week: 2 games, 0 points
Season total: 33 games, 3 goal, 19 assists, 22 points
Morgan Frost (Center, Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds)
2017 1st round pick (27th overall)
Morgan Frost finally broke his point streak again, but it wasn’t until after another solid weekend.
Frost scored two goals on Thursday night, and had an assist on Saturday before being held off the scoresheet in a 5-2 loss on Sunday. Frost’s point streak ended at nine games this time, with 17 points (five goals, 12 assists) in that span.
Frost still leads the OHL in points (88), is tied for the lead in assists (56) and is tied for sixth in goals (32).
Last week: 3 games, 2 goals, 1 assists, 3 points
Season total: 53 games, 32 goals, 56 assists, 88 points
Matthew Strome (Left Wing, Hamilton Bulldogs)
2017 4th round pick (106th overall)
Matthew Strome finished the weekend with a bang.
He had no points on Thursday night for the second straight game, but picked things up with an assist on Saturday night. Then he exploded for four points (one goal, three assists) in Hamilton’s win against the Greyhounds.
Strome has points in four of his last five games, with eight points (two goals, six assists) in that span.
Last week: 3 games, 1 goal, 4 assists, 5 points
Season total: 52 games, 30 goals, 26 assists, 56 points
Isaac Ratcliffe (Left Wing, Guelph Storm)
2017 2nd round pick (35th Overall)
Isaac Ratcliffe kept scoring this weekend.
He scored in back-to-back games on Friday and Sunday after having no points on Thursday night.
Ratcliffe is tied for eighth in the OHL with 31 goals.
Last week: 3 games, 2 goals, 0 assists, 2 points
Season total: 52 games, 31 goals, 18 assists, 49 points
Anthony Salinitri (Left Wing, Sarnia Sting)
2016 6th round pick (172nd overall)
Anthony Salinitri is on a tear. He extended his point streak to five games with points in both games this weekend.
He scored a goal on Saturday night, then scored again and added an assist for a two-point game on Sunday. He has seven points (six goals, one assist) during his five-game point streak.
Last week: 2 games, 2 goals, 1 assist, 3 points
Season total: 54 games, 24 goals, 24 assists, 48 points
Maksim Sushko (Right Wing, Owen Sound Attack)
2017 4th round pick (107th overall)
Maksim Sushko slowed down this weekend.
He picked up two assists on Thursday night, but was held pointless in his final two games of the weekend. Sushko had a four-game point streak with four goals and four assists during that streak.
Sushko has six multi-point games since returning from the World Junior Championship.
Last week: 3 games, 0 goals, 2 assists, 2 points
Season total: 44 games, 25 goals, 19 assists, 44 points
Connor Bunnaman (Center, Kitchener Rangers)
2016 4th round pick (109th overall)
Connor Bunnaman finally got back on the scoresheet.
He scored a goal and added an assist for a two-point game on Tuesday, then scored again on Saturday for three points in two games this week.
Last week: 2 games, 1 goal, 2 assists, 3 points
Season total: 51 games, 21 goals, 20 assists, 41 points
German Rubtsov (Center/Left Wing, Acadie-Bathurst Titan)
2016 1st round pick (22nd overall)
German Rubtsov remains out with an injury. Rubtsov was scheduled to play on Sunday, but was a late scratch for the Titan.
Last week: Injured
Season total: 35 games, 12 goals, 22 assists, 34 points
Pascal Laberge (Forward, Quebec Remparts)
2016 2nd round pick (36th overall)
Pascal Laberge has cooled back off.
He was held off the scoresheet on Tuesday and Wednesday before picking up an assist on Saturday.
Laberge has 13 points (six goals, seven assists) in 20 games with Quebec.
Last week: 3 games, 0 goals, 1 assist, 1 point
Season total: 51 games, 12 goals, 21 assists, 33 points
Carsen Twarynski (Forward, Kelowna Rockets)
2016 3rd round pick (82nd overall)
Carsen Twarynski had a solid weekend.
He had a two-point game on Wednesday with a goal and an assist, then got another goal on Monday for three points in four games.
Twarynski remains above a point per game on the season and has been a pleasant surprise.
Last week: 4 games, 2 goals, 1 assist, 3 points
Season total: 53 games, 35 goals, 23 assists, 58 points
Carter Hart (Goalie, Everett Silvertips)
2016 2nd round pick (48th overall)
Carter Hart made history this weekend!
Hart was a tough-luck loser in an overtime loss on Friday, making 30 saves on 32 shots in a 2-1 loss. He continued his strong play on Saturday night with a 23-save shutout, his seventh of the season and 26th of his career.
Hart leads the league in goals against average (1.53), save percentage (.952), and shutouts (seven).
Last week: 1-0-1-0, 53 saves on 55 shots (.964 SV%), 0.976 GAA, 1 SO
Season total: 22-4-1-2, 874 saves on 918 shots (.952 SV%), 1.53 GAA, 7 SO
Three stars of the week
- Matthew Strome (3 games, 1 goal, 4 assists, 5 points)
- Carter Hart (1-0-1-0, 53 saves on 55 shots (.964 SV%), 0.976 GAA, 1 SO)
- Morgan Frost (3 games, 2 goals, 1 assists, 3 points)
Prospect leading scorers
- Morgan Frost – 88 points (32 goals, 56 assists) in 53 games (1.66 PT/G)
- Wade Allison – 30 points (15 goals, 15 assists) in 22 games (1.36 PT/G)
- Tanner Laczynski – 37 points (12 goals, 25 assists) in 30 games (1.23 PT/G)
- Cooper Marody – 34 points (11 goals, 23 assists) in 30 games (1.13 PT/G)
- Carsen Twarynski – 57 points (34 goals, 23 assists) in 52 games (1.10 PT/G)
- Matthew Strome – 56 points (30 goals, 26 assists) in 52 games (1.08 PT/G)
- Maksim Sushko – 44 points (25 goals, 19 assists) in 44 games (1.00 PT/G)
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